MCM living rooms can serve as sometime offices, lounges, entertainment centers, and just a place in the heart of your home to kick up your feet. Here are some living room ideas from around the web from classic MCM to eclectic.
Slim-lined, neutral furniture gives the room functionality while the colorful rug and houseplants add vibrancy.
Good MCM Bones
The wall of glass, tongue-and-groove ceiling provide great bones for this well-furnished living room in a Philadelphia Neutra. It includes A Bantam sofa, Split-Rail lounge chairs and Herman Miller Eames shell chairs team with two vintage Hans Wegner tables. See more of this Neutra home here.
A Living Room for Cocktail Hour
The 24′ tall ceiling in the living room shelter divides the living area into two, with the fireplace as the centerpiece of this area that the homeowners use for pre-dinner cocktail hour. Furniture includes a Plycraft lounger and campaign chair. The homeowners have a collection of richly colored Turkish kilim rugs that appear throughout their home. See more of this unique MCM home here.
In this MCM living room in Palm Springs, a semi-circular gray sectional with pops of yellow from the lamp bases and vase also happen to perfectly correspond to Pantone’s 2021 colors of the year. The living room also includes Artifort Pierre Paulin tongue chairs and Herman Miller Noguchi coffee table and Peter Pepper Products artwork. See more about this home here.
Living Room with Minimalist Desert Vibes
We love the easygoing desert vibe of this MCM-inspired living room. The succulents provide the color while the minimalist color scheme allows texture and shape to take center stage.
Chartreuse & Cozy
Chartreuse and orange provide MCM bursts of color in this living room while the gray sectional and fireplace surround create dramatic contrast.
The undeniable centerpiece of this living room are the colorful wall panels reminiscent of Mondrian painting. It creates a memorable and jazzy accent wall. Layer in the geometric rug and gondola shaped sofa, and we’re wondering when we can move in!
Like many MCM homes, this 1959 Al O’Rourke home in Riverside, California has an open floor plan, but these two 7 and 8 feet sofas in bright lime demarcate the living room. Read and see more of this Riverside gem.